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Appointments of Judges: President to Collegium to NJAC and back to Collegium

After the Keshavanada Bharati and the A.D.M. Jabalpur Cases, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India came under immense pressure. The supersession of three senior most Supreme Court judges and promotion of judges of her choice in var....

Overdependence on ZTE in India

In 2008, ZTE, a China based telecom company, set up a research centre in India after starting operations in 2003. The sales revenue of the company at the time in India was 750 million USD compared to 100 million USD in 2004.1 By 2013, the ....

Armed Forces of Vietnam

Introduction
The Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is known as the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN). The PAVN was formed by Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap on 22 December 1944. The Service Branches comprise of the ....

Imran Khan: Political Inclinations

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party with 115 seats in the National Assembly, besides winning two-third seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) provincial assembly and emerging as the second largest party in the Punjab assembly....

Xth BRICS SUMMIT -Prospects and Limitations

The idea of the intercontinental Brazil, Russia, India, China, or BRIC emerging economies as a power house of global growth engine was received over a decade ago with suspicion, consternation and anticipation. Later, this year’s host of the Summit ....

Pakistan’s Elections and ‘Naya’ Pakistan?

Election for Pakistan’s National Assembly saw Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Party doubling its vote share from 16.32 percent in the 2013 elections to 31.8 percent. Its seat share went up from 28 to 115. In case of Pakistan Muslim L....

Will Chinese Economy ever surpass the US Economy?

“With uncertainty, there is never a dull moment.” - Haresh Sippy
Donald Trump’s presidency has sparked fears of a changing world order and an alleged further decline of the US. The ‘America First’ emphasis and the recent....

The Pakistan Elections 2018

According to the preliminary results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)at the time of writing, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest political party in the country. It has won 115 of the 270 Nati....

No Need to Engage Imran Khan Prematurely

The coverage that the Pakistani elections has received in our media has been out of proportion to our stakes in its outcome. Of course, the election process in a neighbouring country like Pakistan, with which our relations remain most difficult, shou....

Swaran Singh Committee and 39th - 42nd Amendments

The Final Phase
Between the 1973 and 1975 several amendments came in but after the imposition of emergency on midnight of the 25 June, 1975, the Constitution was also made to suffer. One after another, amendments were carried out by a Par....

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